Cary’s smallest atlas in a red morocco portmanteau binding

By CARY, John, 1817 

Traveller’s Companion or, a Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales.

British Isles
  • Author: CARY, John
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Printed for John Cary Engraver, and Map-seller Strand
  • Publication date: 1806.
  • Physical description: Small 4to (115 by 180mm), title, 43 engraved maps (map of Yorkshire folding within pocket), original outline hand-colour, straight grained red morocco portmanteau binding, lettered in gilt to spine.
  • Inventory reference: 2633

Notes

This is the smallest of the three county atlases produced by John Cary, and was described by him as being an abridgement of the New and Correct Atlas’ of 1787. According to Chubb this is the four edition of the atlas. 

Bibliography

  1. Chubb CCCLV
    • Chubb, T., Skells, J. and Beharrell, H. (1977). The printed maps in the atlases of Great Britain and Ireland. Folkestone: Dawson.

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